RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

This course provides participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to work in the civil construction industry.  Upon completion you will be a skilled operator able to work on a civil construction plant.   People undertaking this course are taught a range of skills including infrastructure and building site preparation, environmental and safety requirements, operation of heavy machinery and equipment, installing pipework and drainage systems and spreading and compacting materials.

Apprenticeship Program
This course can be delivered as an Apprenticeship in Queensland only.


Fees, Delivery & Duration

Career Opportunites

Entry Requirements


Code Title
RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services
 RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications
 RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation
 RIICCM206D Support plant operations
 RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
 RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling
 RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
 RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non toxic materials
 RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
 RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
 RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
 RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site
 RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
 RIIMPO320E Conduct civil construction excavator operations
 RIIMPO337D Conduct articulated truck operations
 RIIVEH304D  Conduct tip truck operations
 CPCCLDG3001A  Licence to perform dogging*

All courses are subject to change and availability.
*Further steps apply to obtain the high risk licence for dogging. Refer to www.worksafe.qld.gov.au (fees apply)

Delivery Mode: Face to Face workshops & on site workplace based practical training and assessment
Duration: Up to 3 years full time, 6 years part time
Student Contribution Fee: $1,251.20
Exemptions can apply, contact us for your eligibility.
You can find our refund policy on www.sri.edu.au

  • Plant Operator
  • Mining and Quarrying personnel
  • Operational roles in surface operations
  • Dogger*
  • Must enter into an Apprenticeship Training Contract
  • Must be over 18 years of age to undertake the unit “Licence to perform dogging”
  • Must be proficient in the English language
    • Personalised support from qualified trainers and assessors
    • Face to Face interaction
    • Workplace visits
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